DHAKA — Six people were killed and ten others injured when a boiler of a tire factory burst on Saturday in Pubail of Bangladesh’s Gazipur district, 25 km north of Dhaka, local police said.

BangladeshKhondaker Rezaul Hasan, officer in charge of the local Pubail police station, told Xinhua that the victims included a female school teacher who was passing through the area on a paddle rickshaw. (Bangladesh-Boiler-Burst)
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ISLAMABAD — The Pakistani army said on Saturday that five suspects of the deadly attack on a university that had killed 21 students, teachers and security guards have been arrested.

The attack on Bacha Khan University at Charsadda district in the country’s northwest on Jan. 20 was claimed by a Pakistani Taliban commander. (Pakistan-University Attack)
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NEW DELHI — A passenger plane from Bhubaneswar in eastern India to Mumbai Saturday morning made an emergency landing in Nagpur in central India, after reports of a bomb on the flight, said local media.

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After all passengers were deplaned from the GoAir plane, nothing suspicious was found on the flight, said the reports. (India-Emergency Landing)
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ANKARA — Turkey and the U.S. have agreed to act in coordination and launch new initiatives in Iraq’s Bashiqa camp near Mosul, official sources said on Saturday. (Turkey-US-Iraq)
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BAGHDAD — Up to 62 Islamic State (IS) militants and 48 security members were killed on Saturday in U.S.-led coalition air strikes, four suicide bomb attacks and clashes with Iraqi security forces, security sources said. (Iraq-Airstrike-IS) Enditem

Source: Xinhua


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